Medical Education Health Economics


This course will introduce health economics and outline the terminology and tools, which can be used to demonstrate the value and calculate the cost-effectiveness of a therapy solution.

Participants will review the basics of health economics and learn about the application of health economics in the assessment of diabetes technologies.


By completing the e-learning course, participants will:

  • Identify two key factors to be considered in health economics
  • Outline the role health economics plays in the decision-making process
  • Gain the knowledge of the basics of economic evaluations and their meaning in clinical practice
  • Understand the principles of cost-effectiveness with diabetes therapy


The course is suited for healthcare professionals who want to deepen their understanding of the fundamentals of health economics in diabetes treatment, working as:

  • Physicians
  • Nurses
  • Educators
  • Dietitians
  • Nutritionists
  • Members of the administration

Course Activities